Sunday, December 17, 2006

Merry Christmas From The White House

Tourists visit the National Christmas Tree by the White House on Dec. 17. The live tree, first used in 1978, is decorated with 25,000 lights and is surrounded by 56 smaller Christmas trees, each representing the 50 states and six U.S. territories.

Happy Hanukkah From Washington -- Part I

The sun sets on the National Menorah, lit for the third night of Hanukkah, on Dec. 17.

Happy Hanukkah From Washington -- Part II

Tourists admire the National Menorah, lit for the third night of Hanukkah on Dec. 17, in Washington, D.C.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Capitol Christmas -- Part I

Lights adorn the U.S. Capitol's Christmas tree on Dec. 10.

Capitol Christmas -- Part II

The U.S. Capitol and its Christmas tree as seen from the reflecting pool on Dec. 10.

Capitol Christmas -- Part III

Tourists admire the Christmas tree at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 10

Saturday, November 11, 2006

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part I

The grave of Marine Cpl. Rene Gagnon stands in Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006. Gagnon was one of the men who raised the U.S. flag during the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II. He died in 1979.

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part II

Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006.

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part III

A statue of Civil War general Philip Kearny of New Jersey stands at Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006.

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part IV

Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part V

Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006.

Veterans Day at Arlington -- Part VI

Arlington National Cemetery on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2006

Sunday, October 29, 2006

Marine Corps Marathon -- Part I

Thousands of people run through the streets of Arlington, Va., during the 31st annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 29. Nearly 33,000 runners participated in "the people's marathon" -- the fourth largest in the country.

Marine Corps Marathon -- Part II

Thousands of people run through the streets of Arlington, Va., during the 31st annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 29. Nearly 33,000 runners participated in "the people's marathon" -- the fourth largest in the country.

Marine Corps Marathon -- Part III

Thousands of people run through the streets of Arlington, Va., during the 31st annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 29. Nearly 33,000 runners participated in "the people's marathon" -- the fourth largest in the country.

Marine Corps Marathon -- Part IV

Thousands of people run through the streets of Arlington, Va., during the 31st annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 29. Nearly 33,000 runners participated in "the people's marathon" -- the fourth largest in the country.

Marine Corps Marathon -- Part V

Thousands of people run through the streets of Arlington, Va., in the 31st annual Marine Corps Marathon on Oct. 29. Nearly 33,000 runners participated in "the people's marathon" -- the fourth largest in the country.

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Horsing Around Downtown -- Part I

Riders exercise horses in downtown Washington, D.C., during the Washington International Horse Show on Oct. 28.

Horsing Around Downtown -- Part II

A rider exercises a horse in downtown Washington, D.C., during the Washington International Horse Show on Oct. 28.

Monday, October 23, 2006

Scary Capitol

Clouds roll over the Capitol on Oct. 22.

Thursday, September 28, 2006

Capitol Fountain -- Part I

The sun sets on a fountain north of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 27.

Capitol Fountain -- Part II

The sun sets on a fountain north of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 27.

Capitol Fountain -- Part III

The sun sets on a fountain north of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 27.

Capitol Fountain -- Part IV

The sun sets on a fountain north of the U.S. Capitol on Sept. 27.

Monday, September 25, 2006

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part I

The U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21.

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part II

The U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part III

The U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part IV

The U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part V

A U.S. flag waves at the Capitol on Sept. 21.

Our Nation's Capitol -- Part VI

The U.S. Capitol on Sept. 21.

Sunday, September 17, 2006

At The National Zoo -- Part I

A tiger strolls by the moat surrounding his habitat at the National Zoo on Sept. 17.

At The National Zoo -- Part II

A tiger prowls his habitiat at the National Zoo on Sept. 17.

At The National Zoo -- Part III

Tai Shan clings to a log in his habitat at the National Zoo on Sept. 17. The panda is a little more than a year old.

At The National Zoo -- Part IV

A female gorilla sits at the National Zoo on Sept. 17

At The National Zoo -- Part V

A gibbon sits at the National Zoo on Sept. 17

At The National Zoo -- Part VI

A tortise at the National Zoo grazes on Sept. 17.

At The National Zoo -- Part VII

A pair of Mexican wolves watch visitors from their habitat at the National Zoo on Sept. 17.

At The National Zoo -- Part VIII

A pelican at the National Zoo loses a feather while spreading its wings on Sept. 17.

Monday, September 11, 2006

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Lights -- Part I

The moon rises over the Pentagon as 184 beams of light are projected into the sky on Sept. 10. The beams represent the number of people who died in the Sept. 11 attacks five years ago when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the building as part of the worst terrorist attack in America.

Sunday, September 10, 2006

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Lights -- Part II

A U.S. flag adorns the spot where American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon in the Sept. 11 attacks. The flag was hung as part of the fifth anniversary memorial for victims of America's worst terrorist attack, which included 184 beams of light to represent those who died.

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Lights -- Part III

One hundred and eighty-four beams of light shine from the Pentagon on Sept. 10 to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. The beams represent the number of people who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the building.

9/11 Pentagon Memorial Lights -- Part IV

One hundred and eighty-four beams of light shine from the Pentagon on Sept. 10 to mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks. The number of beams represent the number of people who died when American Airlines Flight 77 crashed into the building as part of America's worst terrorist attack.

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part I

Members of the 2006 Capitalist Tools softball team pose for a group photo with the team's "owner," Heritage Foundation President Ed Feulner (kneeling at left). The Tools won their final game of the season by beating the Cato Institute's Running Dogs 22-2 -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part II

Capitalist Tools third baseman Adam Salmon wings the ball to first baseman Derek Hunter during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 season -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part III

Christie Phillips of the Capitalist Tools swings during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 season -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part IV

Brian Seidenfeld of the Capitalist Tools swings during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 season -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part V

Hayley Darden of the Capitalist Tools swings during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 season -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part VI

Kyle Newell of the Capitalist Tools watches his hit during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 -- continuing their undefeated streak for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part VII

Chuck Roman of the Capitalist Tools bolts for third base during an Aug. 9 game against the Cato Institute's Running Dogs. He rounded third and made it home -- contributing to the Tools' 22-2 victory over the Dogs during the final game of the 2006 season. The win allowed the Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, to keep their undfeated streak alive for yet another year.

Tools Cap Perfect Season -- Part VIII

Capitalist Tools first baseman Russ Hall eyes the infield after tagging a runner from the Cato Institute's Running Dogs team during an Aug. 9 game. The Tools, The Heritage Foundation's softball team, beat the Dogs 22-2 in the final game of the 2006 season -- keeping their undefeated streak alive for yet another year.